4 December, 2023
Mareeba in narrow loss in shortened match
MAREEBA had a narrow loss against Mulgrave over the weekend, who reached their score with only seven balls to go in a shortened match.
Mareeba batted first but could only manage 87 runs off 24 overs, with Brendan Falvo emerging as the top scorer, notching 17 runs, closely followed by Finley Green with 14.
However, the standout performance came from Brendan Payne, whose bowling prowess shone through with a spell of three wickets for 15 runs off five overs.
Faheem Chohan also made his mark, claiming a crucial wicket for the team against Mulgrave’s Tristan Curmi.
Behind the stumps, Finley Green showcased his skills, securing two catches. Both Payne and Kyle Hastie contributed greatly, taking catches against Curmi and Mulgrave captain Blake Raper.
Best for Mulgrave were Rhys Johnston and Barry Weare, who formed a great partnership and were there at the end, racking up 31 runs and 33 respectively.
Mareeba will go up against Norths at home this weekend, with the game kicking off at 12.30pm.